|Nine things you must do to be an exceptional leader: Kate Nash OBE, a former CEO of one of the legacy organisations of DR UK, and now DR UK Ambassador, shares the things she has learnt about great leaders working in disability rights in her new blog
Brexit – Should disabled people care? The latest issue of Unite Magazine has an article by Disability Rights UK’s Sue Bott on this issue. As she says in her introduction, you could be forgiven for wanting to skip this article. But then again, as she also says, it’s not about whether you are for or against Brexit. It’s about making sure that our voices are heard and that our rights are not undermined. Unite Magazine are offering you a free sample copy of their magazine. Read Sue’s article
UN Torture Review: In April 2019 the UK will be reviewed by the United Nations Committee against Torture under their periodic review procedure for their compliance with the UN Convention against Torture. REDRESS is facilitating a joint civil society response to the process, through a series of consultations and the preparation of a joint shadow report and would be pleased if you would consider participating in the process.
REDRESS with partners will be holding consultation events for civil society organisations across England and Wales as well as a call for written evidence throughout October 2018.
- Monday 8 October – Birmingham City Centre – 2-4pm
- Wednesday 10 October – Manchester City Centre- 2-4pm
- Thursday 18 October – Cardiff City Centre- 2-4pm
- Tuesday 23 October – London (location tbc)- 2-4pm
- Tuesday 30 October – London (Location tbc) – 2-4pm (consultation only)
Morning capacity building session will also take place on the above dates from 11.00am-1.00pm.
Redress is working on this project with help from organisations including Disability Rights UK, Liberty, Freedom from Torture, Children’s Rights Alliance England and Children in Wales. Find out more
Vacancy at Disability Rights UK: DR UK are looking for a Business Development Manager to manage our existing commercial initiatives as well as develop new income generation opportunities. Closes 9.00am on Wednesday 24th October, with interviews on Thursday 1st November. Find out more